5 minutes read July 3, 2015 A Look at Hillary (and Bill) Clinton’s Past in Haiti Hillary Clinton might have some explaining to do before she can claim the top spot in the Democratic primary. Any pro-Hillary voters who prioritize moral plans for American foreign policy….. Read More 2 minutes read December 6, 2013 Madiba: I remember I remember not knowing what you looked like; at sunrise seeing the regime’s footmen erase your name from walls before the paint had dried. I remember, as a child, sitting….. Read More 5 minutes read February 22, 2013 Did Goodluck Jonathan pay $1 million from anti-poverty fund to bring Beyonce and Jay-Z to Nigeria? Whatever Jay-Z and Beyonce were expecting when they went to Nigeria in 2006, they can’t have seen this one coming. Read More 3 minutes read February 5, 2013 Watching the African Nations Cup with Ghana fans on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn While the Ghanaian migrant community in New York City is centered in the Bronx, there is a smaller, yet equally as Afcon-enthusiastic population of Ghanaians in the Flatbush/Crown Heights neighborhoods….. Read More 7 minutes read January 24, 2013 Would Susan Rice have been a good choice for US Secretary of State? Remember Susan Rice, the U.S. Secretary of State who wasn’t? It might seem old news now, as Senator John Kerry sits in front of his colleagues seeking their constitutionally-mandated “consent”….. Read More 1 minute read October 5, 2009 BILL CLINTON ENDED HARD TIMES IN HAITI Bill Clinton turns revisionist historian (as quoted in a story in “The New York Times” this morning: “I hated it,” Mr. Clinton said of the economic sanctions he enforced during….. Read More 1 minute read August 12, 2009 HILLARY CLINTON IS A DESPERATE HOUSEWIFE I won’t add much to the frustration with US media coverage of Hillary Clinton’s seven-nation African tour, except to link to a few sources. With few exceptions (NPR), US media….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.